John is currently the Drama Teacher at Arthur I. Myer Jewish Preparatory School, Previous teaching experience includes Director of Education at Arts Garage , Assistant Director of Education at the Plaza Theatre , Private Lesson Program Director and Voice/Piano Teacher at North Broward Preparatory School , and Music Appreciation Teacher at Weiss School for the Gifted. John has more than twenty years experience teaching private and group voice lessons. He has a strong background in vocal pedagogy; specializing in musical theatre, the changing male voice, and performance /audition preparation for professionals and aspiring young professionals alike. John is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Voice Teachers National Association (VTNA) , Gold Coast Association of Teachers of Singing (GCTS), and the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC).
John has directed/musically directed theatre productions and Summer Camps for youth and teens at: The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, American Heritage School, North Broward Preparatory School, The Plaza Theatre, Arts Garage, Wellington's Dance Arts Conservatory and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . These productions include : Grease Jr., How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Jr., The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Rent Jr ., Avenue Q Jr., Into The Woods Jr., Cats Jr., Camp Rock the Musical, Higb School Musical Jr. High School Musical 2, Once Upon A Mattress Jr,, Aladdin, A Chorus Line Jr., Peter Pan, Once On This Island Jr., Cinderella, Annie Jr., Madagascar the Musical Jr., Willie Wonka Jr., Free To Be You And Me, Alice in Wonderland Jr., Little Mermaid Jr.
John is a member of the Florida Press Club, and was the South Florida Theater Critic for Broadway World and Talkin' Broadway , and the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Theater Arts Blogger for Arts America. from 2006-2018. He was a member of the Silver Palm Awards' Advisory Council 2008-2018. John is also the recipient of the 2001 and 2003 International Library of Poetry Editors' Choice Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry.